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FWC, partners to hold Exotic Pet Amnesty Day in Naples

November 06, 2014 

Saturday, Nov. 15 at North Collier Regional Park. 

FWC seeks information regarding suspicious alligator death

November 03, 2014 

Gator's carcass was found at west end of Seven-Mile Bridge near boat ramp in Monroe Co. 

Give thanks for hunting opportunities galore

October 31, 2014 

November means the 2014-15 huntin’ season is in full swing. 

FWC hatcheries stocking 3.5 million freshwater fish, spreading a little 'sunshine'

October 31, 2014 

Most of those fish are striped bass hybrids - sunshine bass. 

Help plan the future of Escribano Point WMA

October 27, 2014 

Public meeting Nov. 6 in Gulf Breeze. 

Father-daughter fishing adventure leads to unexpected surprise in saltwater catfish dinner

October 24, 2014 

Saltwater cats are good to eat after all. 

Contracted nuisance alligator trappers sought for Miami-Dade

October 24, 2014 

Response area is north of Bird Rd. (State Road 976). 

Contractor sought to help address human-bear conflicts in Putnam Co. area

October 24, 2014 

The part-time position would be contracted to work on an “as needed” basis. 

Contractor sought to help address human-bear conflicts in Seminole Co. area

October 24, 2014 

The part-time position would be contracted to work on an “as needed” basis. 

Babcock/Webb 100-yard rifle-shooting range to close for repairs

October 22, 2014 

Other ranges on the property will remain open. 

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FWC Facts:
While most reptiles have three-chambered hearts, the heart of alligators, and all crocodilians, has 4 chambers – a trait shared with mammals and birds.

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